Offered with the option of the famous Bigsby vibrato tailpiece, the AES1500 combines the character of classic American archtop-electric design with Yamaha high quality construction.
The semi-thinline AES1500, a classy, comfortable archtop cutaway design, is an instrument that successfully straddles the rock, country and jazz genres. The two custom Q100 DiMarzio humbuckers possess a powerful warmth perfectly balanced by the clear, well defined cut-through of the maple body construction. Moreover, each pickup can be coil split, which in conjunction with the three-way pickup selector lends a whole new dimension of tonal versatility and subtlety. 17" x 21/8" Semi-Hollow Body,3 piece maple neck, rosewood fingerboard Sicomoro top, flamed maple sides and back, 22 frets 251/2 scale length.